USA – Southwest

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout the Southwest, USA region.

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[VIDEO] Las Colinas, Irving, Texas: A City Built For Business

Centrally located in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Irving-Las Colinas is recognized as the “Headquarters of Headquarters,” with more Fortune 1000 global headquarters per capita than any other city in Texas.
Ziegenfelder Company

Frozen Dessert Maker To Create 100 Jobs In Texas

The Ziegenfelder Company will invest more than $29 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Lockhart; City Of Dumas earns Film Friendly Texas designation.
Fort Worth

Pulling Together In Texas

New Regional Economic Development Partnership focuses on growing the business community west of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metro.
Broadwind Heavy Fabrications

Growing Companies To Invest Nearly $80M In Texas Expansion Projects

Tropicale Foods will invest $75M and create 500 jobs in Lubbock, Broadwind Heavy Fabrications will invest $3M in Abilene. 
Plastics Industry

Plastics On The Move

The eighth largest industry in the U.S. continues to grow as demand for plastics in construction, automotive, and electrical/electronics markets expands.
Maruichi Stainless Tube Texas

Maruichi Stainless Tube Building $75M Plant In Texas

The Maruichi Stainless Tube Texas Corporation will create at least 106 new jobs in Seguin, TX over a two-year ramp up period. 
orporate headquarters decisions

Corporate Headquarters: Finding A Home Base For Business

Workforce, infrastructure, and quality of life factor into corporate headquarters decisions. Choosing where to move or expand this operation depends on these aspects and more.
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[VIDEO] Pre-designed Industrial Building in Kilgore, Texas

Kilgore Economic Development Corp. in Kilgore, Texas, has invested in construction documents for a 53,000 SF industrial building with flexible floor plans.
build back better

U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
healthcare industry locations

Looking To A Healthy Future

Significant population shifts, the pandemic, and Industry innovations are shaping the site decisions healthcare and medical device companies are making.
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
Lubbock Texas

More Than 100 Jobs, $40M Investment Likely Headed To Lubbock 

Two manufacturing projects will create a total of 133 new jobs and $41.6 million of capital investment in Lubbock, Texas.
renewable energy

Growing Green Energy

Investments in renewable energy are driving job growth and site selection  decisions across the nation.
PPG Temple Texas

PPG Investing $9M In Texas Expansion

PPG will create 12 jobs as it expands the adhesives and sealants production line at its manufacturing facility in Temple, Texas.

Governor’s Report: No Slowing Down For Arizona

Post-pandemic growth is propelled by policies that keep an eye on what companies are seeking for success. 
Producer Owned Beef Texas

North To South, Food-Related Companies Grow In Texas

Producer Owned Beef plans facility in Amarillo; Kroger opens Customer Fulfillment Center in Dallas; Synthica Energy to build food waste-powered renewable natural gas facility in San Antonio.
Scottsdale Arizona

Welcome: Scottsdale Corporate Corridor

A diversified economy for Scottsdale, Arizona includes a focus on creating a tract of land catering to corporate facilities.
hybrid work trend

Companies Choosing High Quality Offices In Response To Hybrid Work

Companies are choosing high quality offices to encourage employees to work from the office and be their most productive when there, according to CBRE analysis.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

Rankings & Awards

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.